Iyyar


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I·yar

also Iy·yar  (ē-yär′, ē′yär′)
n.
The second month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Hebrew 'iyyār, from Akkadian ayyaru, name of a month corresponding to parts of April and May, perhaps from ayyaru, rosette, blossom.]
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Noun1.Iyyar - the eighth month of the civil year; the second month of the ecclesiastical year (in April and May)
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Lag b'Omer - (Judaism) Jewish holy day; the 33rd day after the 2nd day of Passover; the 18th day of Iyar
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar
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